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From Conception to Birth

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The documentary utilizes technology that allowed the filmmakers to take crystal clear images of a fetus developing inside the womb. The program charts how the baby changes and grows during the typical nine-month gestation.

1. At four weeks, the embryo is the size of:
a. a fist b. a grain of rice c. your thumb d. a watermelon

2. How does does pregnancy last?
a. 3 monthsb. 6 monthsc. 9 monthsd. 1 year

3. Once an egg is released, how long will it live?
a. 20 minutesb. 1 hourc. 24 hoursd. 6 days

4. How long does it take to build an eye?
a. 2 weeksb. 6 monthsc. 9 monthsd. 2 years

5. When does the heart of a fetus start to beat?
a. Day 5b. Day 12c. Day 23d. Day 35

6. Human embryos have gills. a. True b. False

7. At 8 weeks, the embryo is called a(n):
a. zygotes b. tadpolec. cytosphere d. fetus

8. The placenta is both a barrier and a:
a. filter b. cushion c. food sourced. heating pad

9. The soft skeleton of the fetus allows it to:
a. grow very fastb. fit inside the uterus
c.
squeeze through the birth canald. breathe liquid

10. An epidural is used by an expectant mother to:
a. dull painb. speed up the birthing process
c.
monitor fetal heart rated. hold the baby in the proper position